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What may cause a blood blister on palate?

What may cause a blood blister on palate?

Trauma: Usually it is the result of trauma such as rough food (taco chip?), or suction. But if it doesn't disappear within a week -10 days, call your dentist to check it. If it doesn't resolve it might be something more serious. Please follow up on this. ...Read more

Dr. David Hardin
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Blood Blister (Definition)

A blood blister forms when skin and small blood vessels are damaged without breaking the skin. Trapped beneath the skin surface is some blood and skin fluid. Blood blisters are commonly caused by accidents in which the skin is pinched by a tool or a heavy weight, or they may occur from constant ...Read more


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I have autoimmune inner ear disease and just finished a pack of steroids two days ago. Blood blister inside cheek just appeared tonight. Panic?

I have autoimmune inner ear disease and just finished a pack of steroids two days ago. Blood blister inside cheek just appeared tonight. Panic?

Don't panic: A collection of blood under the lining of the mouth is usually from trauma, like biting. It would not be an expected side effect of prednisone, but steroids can impair wound healing, so that might explain it. If concerned, have it checked out in the next few days. ...Read more

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I have a blood blister inside my left cheek. In last 2 months there have been 4 bb, they poped up and now this new one happened. How to get ride of it?

I have a blood blister inside my left cheek. In last 2 months there have been 4 bb, they poped up and now this new one happened. How to get ride of it?

Buccal lesions: Most of the lesion inside the cheek are from bite trauma. Treatment usually involve excision under local anesthetics. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I noticed a blood blister inside my mouth, left cheek. What are the causes?

I noticed a blood blister inside my mouth, left cheek. What are the causes?

Blood blister: Blood blisters occurring on the cheek are usually the result of an accidental or unconscious cheek bite. ...Read more

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Why is there a blood blister on my right cheek inside my mouth?

Why is there a blood blister on my right cheek inside my mouth?

Likely trauma: You may have bitten the area while asleep, or had some mouth trauma which you may not remember. ...Read more

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I found a painless blood blister in mouth on my left cheek, should I worry to much if it's not causing any irritation?

I found a painless blood blister in mouth on my left cheek, should I worry to much if it's not causing any irritation?

NOT: To worry...you probably bit your cheek (unknowingly) If other blood blisters occur check it out with your Dentist. A sharp tooth edge/broken filling may be the culprit!
Hope this helps!
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I have a tiny white lump on the inside of me cheek right beside where I bite my lip. Doesn't hurt What could it be a week ago had a blood blister to?

I have a tiny white lump on the inside of me cheek right beside where I bite my lip. Doesn't hurt What could it be a week ago had a blood blister to?

Scar: This is most likely a healing reaction, in other words, a potential scar. Unfortunately it tempts you to continue to bite the area, both intentionally and unintentionally. If you want it to heal, avoid doing that. A blood blister is a superficial bruise. The tissue was hurt and now it's trying to heal. ...Read more

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If I smoke a bong that I'm not sure if someone has herpes, would I get a blood blister in my mouth on my cheek? Is that a sign of herpes?

If I smoke a bong that I'm not sure if someone has herpes, would I get a blood blister in my mouth on my cheek? Is that a sign of herpes?

Unlikely: Most adults have HSVI virus in their system but most will suffer no breakout which can be triggered by several factors including sun exposure, stress, and co-existing illnesses. Thus it is highly unlikely that you will catch HSV1 given that you likely already are harboring this virus in your body. ...Read more

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Black spot inside cheek. Looks like a blood blister but I don't remember biting it. Had teeth cleaned two days ago. It isn't painful. What is it?

Black spot inside cheek. Looks like a blood blister but I don't remember biting it. Had teeth cleaned two days ago. It isn't painful. What is it?

Suction: Sometimes the suction can make a blood blister if left in the same spot for a while. These are harmless and will go away in a couple days. If it is not gone in a week I would have the dentist take a look at it. ...Read more

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I have a small blood blister type of bump in my mouth. Could this be an std? It doesn't hurt just an annoyance. ..also I always bite that cheek!

I have a small blood blister type of bump in my mouth. Could this be an std? It doesn't hurt just an annoyance. ..also I always bite that cheek!

Unusual symptom: A blood blister would be an unusual symptom for a sexually transmitted infection, but if you have engaged in high risk sexual activity recently, an evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting blood blisters in my mouth on the inside of my cheek?

Usually: Usually from trauma. Please see your dermatologist or dentist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I have two small dark red blood blisters on my right inner cheeks. I never had them before and I don't remember biting my cheek either. They are not painful at all. Help.

I have two small dark red blood blisters on my right inner cheeks. I never had them before and I don't remember biting my cheek either. They are not painful at all. Help.

See a dentist: If the blood blisters resolve in a 2 week period. Most likely you will be fine. If they persist, then have your dentist look at them. You probably got them from biting or from eating sharp/hard foods. ...Read more

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I am a 59 year old white male. When having intercourse with my wife. Penus gets blood blisters and taring were shaft and head connect?

I am a 59 year old white male. When having intercourse with my wife. Penus gets blood blisters and taring were shaft and head connect?

Here are some...: The specifics in point is unclear from this question. Therefore, a pointed answer can not be offered. But, clinically, the issues related with long tight redundant foreskin remain the commonest concern; if so, right topical hygiene is essential and timely circumcision is usually required to solve the long-term concern and bother. ...Read more

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My boyfriends penis turned black and blue under the head of it last night after sex. There is swelling but no pain. It looks like blood blisters?

My boyfriends penis turned black and blue under the head of it last night after sex. There is swelling but no pain. It looks like blood blisters?

Rupturing vein?: The described scenario very likely represents the occurrence of rupturing superficial penile vein with local blood infiltration leading to ecchymosis-black & blue, which will extend its involvement & fade its color in 1-2 wks, and leave no consequential harm but with possible recurrence - though rare. If hurting with a node at the center of. .., unwanted penile curvature may appear. More? Ask Dr. ...Read more

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I have blood blisters On my penis due to friction. Been there for a while, but how can I get rid of them? Located skin below the head

I have blood blisters On my penis due to friction. Been there for a while, but how can I get rid of them? Located skin below the head

How long???: "a while" does not qualify as an estimate of time. Days, weeks, months???? If they really are blood blisters, present several days, they will resolve in 1 or 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How do I treat a blood blister?

How do I treat a blood blister?

Protect it: An unpopped blister represents a closed sterile environment. Yes on occasion one can become infected then it is time to open it, however the risk of infection in a dressed open wound is still higher than that of an intact blister. The blister will gradually resolve with time. ...Read more

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How can you treat a blood blister?

How can you treat a blood blister?

Leave or release: If the pressure is unbearable, clean it and a sterile needle with some alcohol and puncture it from the side to release the blood. Do not remove the roof as this will act as a natural dressing until the skin underneath heals and pushes this dead skin off. I recommend aquaphor and a bandage for 24 hrs after puncturing. And do not touch it if you are diabetic and it is on your foot - get checked. ...Read more

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Tiny blood blister bite, what from?

Sorry, can't tell: You accurately what this is from. Too many bites have similar description. If you develop swelling, heat, tenderness, pus, or red streaks please seek medical attention. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more